15
17
FEB
2022
Presenting

Engineering Design Competition.

$10 000
Grand Prize
6+
Category Prizes
$500
Top 10 Finalist Prizes
5+
Sponsors

African Problems
African Minds


S2PAfrica invites teams of undergraduate students in the last two years of study or recent 2021 graduates to design localized solutions addressing African challenges for the chance to win a $10000 grand prize.

All participants must be registered in either the Faculty of Engineering or Science of a West African university and have lived in Africa for the last 4 years.

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15-17
FEB, 2022
Judges'
Panel
Session
26
Feb, 2022
EDC
Awards
Ceremony

Expert Judges

Judging Categories

Harness ignored energy

Clever usage of ignored energy potentials surrounding us

Keep the lights on

Devices that are optimized for intermittent availability of electric power

Localization

Adaptation of globally available technology to local use cases

Integrated solutions

Devices that efficiently combine power production and storage

Autodesk

Expert usage of the Autodesk computer aided engineering and design toolkit

High efficiency devices

Devices that are more energy efficient than existing products on the market

Competition Sponsors

Our awesome sponsors are helping us make EDC 2022 a success by funding the competition categories and providing aspirational prizes.

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Thank you!

Big thanks to all our attendees, competitors,  judges, corporate and individual sponsors for making the first S2P Engineering Design Competition a success.

Huge congratulations to our 10 finalists and to team  Koye Hydro who emerged ahead of over 40 teams as the Winner of the S2PAfrica EDC 2022, taking home $10,000 IDRC grand prize and $2000 from Cummins West Africa, to fund the development of their project as well as teams KeyTrick and Improved Charcoal Stove came in second and third respectively.

A new bar has been set and we can’t wait for EDC 2023.

EDC Articles

Read the sample proposals for different judging categories. Participants are free to use or adapt the ideas presented.

Competition Agenda